How To Use TecTiles On Samsung Galaxy Note 2

How To Use TecTiles On Samsung Galaxy Note 2

This application works with TecTiles to automatically change settings, launch selected applications, or many other useful features on Samsung Galaxy Note 2.

Note: TecTiles are sold separately.

Note: Although not installed by default, once you swipe your first TecTile, you are taken to the Play Store where you can begin installation of the app.

You can scan a TecTile by turning on your device, enabling NFC, and then tapping the back of your device to the TecTile.

Note: The NFC feature must be enabled prior to using TecTiles.

Turning on the NFC feature:

From the Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > More settings > NFC.

Installing the TecTile application:

Tap the back of the device to a TecTile to automatically be directed to the Play Store’s TecTile application and select Download. If you do not already have it, follow the on-screen instructions to download it from the Play Store.

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Navigate to the Play Store, search for and install the TecTile application.

Verify the TecTile app icon appears within the Applications screen.

How to programme your TecTiles on Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Ensure NFC feature is on and the TecTile app is loaded to your device.

Launch the TecTile application icon.

Read the on-screen information and tap OK.

Select the TecTile type and the action. Choose from:

  • Settings & Apps: creates a TecTile that will change device settings or launch an application. Choose from Change Phone Settings, Launch an App, Join a Wi-Fi Network, or Show a Message.
  • Phone & Text: creates a TecTile that will either call or text a designated recipient. The outgoing text message can also be pre-programmed into the TecTile. Choose from Make a Call, Send a Text Message, Share a Contact, or Start a Google Talk Conversation.
  • Location & Web: creates a TecTile that shares either a Web page or address, or checks you in on a social network application. Choose from Show an Address or Location, Foursquare Check In, Facebook Check In, or Open a Web Page.
  • Social: creates a TecTile that updates your social network. Choose from Update Facebook Status, Facebook Like, Tweet a Status, Follow a Twitter User, Connect on LinkedIn.

Follow the on-screen programming instructions.

Once you have configured and programmed your TecTile action, hold the device over your TecTile to upload the new programming information.

Place the TecTile in a convenient location.

Note: TecTiles do not work on metal surfaces.

To program your TecTile to send a text message:

From the Home screen, tap Apps > TecTile icon.

Select Phone & Text > Send Text Message.

Fill in the Recipient’s Number and Recipient’s Name fields with your contact information.

  • This is used as the To address for the new outgoing text message that is sent when a user swipes their device over the TecTile.

Enter a text message into the Message Content field.

  • For example, if you wanted your child to send you a text message when they get home, the TecTile would be programmed to send you a new text message to your cell number with the message string “ I’m Home”.

Tap Next.

Place the device over the TecTile to program the action into the TecTile.

Confirm the TecTile is functioning properly and place it on its new location.

To program your TecTile to join you to a Wi-Fi network:

From the Home screen, tap Apps > TecTile icon.

Select Settings & Apps > Join a WiFi Network.

Tap Connect to Wi-Fi icon to locate and connect to an available Wi-Fi.

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Enter the SSID information (name of the Wi-Fi).

Select the Network security and enter your password.

Tap Next.

Place the device over the TecTile to program the action into the TecTile.

Confirm the TecTile is functioning properly and place it on its new location.

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